150 Tips: Growing Summer Bulbs

When is the best time to plant summer bulbs? While some horticulturists say you can plant them in September, most gardeners plant them in early spring. Plant bulbs as soon as the ground can be worked. Given how delicate bulb flowers look, you may think they need a lot of babying. Nope. Summer bulbs, such…

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Plant Profile: Dahlia

Let’s take a break from the cold, the slop and the just endlessness of January to appreciate one of the quintessential plants os summer: the dahlia. To find dahlias in their native range, you would need to take a trip to the lush area around Mexico City — not a bad idea for January under…

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What's Blooming on July 4?

The better question might be: What isn’t blooming this Independence Day? After our slow, slow start to the gardening season, the plants are finally getting the sun they need. Here are just a few plants we’ve seen in bloom this week:    

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